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Attending TravelTech Show for the first time?


Exhibitors, conference sessions, meetings, networking and social events - there's a lot going on at TravelTech Show and we want to make sure that you are fully prepared to maximise the opportunities available at your first TravelTech Show.

Here’s our guide on handling your first show so you can make the most of your time at ExCeL London and most importantly enjoy yourself.

What types of companies will I meet?

  • AI

  • Back Office Systems

  • Blockchain

  • Booking & Reservation Systems

  • Business Automation & Management Software

  • Cloud Software

  • Content Management & Provision

  • Content Marketing & Personalisation

  • CRM 

  • Data Management & Analytics Tools

  • Digital Marketing

  • Distribution System & Product Aggregators

  • E-commerce/ Payment Systems

  • Email Marketing

  • Finance Systems

  • Itinerary & Mobile Solutions

  • Marketing Automation

  • Media

  • Mobile & App

  • Network Infrastructure & Hardware

  • Online Booking Systems & Corporate Booking Tools

  • Review Software

  • Security/Fraud

  • Social Media

  • Translation Software

  • Travel communications software

  • Travel Technology Consultants

  • Web Design & SEO

What will I learn about?

Our 2-day conference programme will enable you to stay ahead of the curve with forward-looking trend sessions, focusing on challenges, opportunities and interests across the industry.

You can expect a focus on everything from innovation and finance, to the big travel reboot, with sessions on meta and Web 3.0, customer empowerment, the hybrid cloud, M&A avalanche and the C-suite question time.

We also have show attractions that you can get involved with at the show. There is plenty around the show hall to get involved with and enhance your experience, including:

  • Tech Tours
  • Business Travel Tech Zone
  • Trailblazer Awards

Unsure of the sessions which are right for you? Our topic streams should help you with finding those that are most relevant to your business.

What are my attendance options?

At TravelTech Show, there are three different ticket options to register, each with their own requirements. You will fall into one of the below three categories based on your role, your budget and your responsibility. You can select complimentary buyer registration if you are a travel professional involved in the purchase of technology within your travel business. You may also qualify for the VIP club if you are a senior leader within your organisation and responsible for budgetary and purchasing decisions across technology within your organisation. Take a look at each category and see which option best suits you:


Complimentary registration is only available for travel technology specialists involved in or responsible for the technology within their travel business and consultants who help travel businesses select technology solutions.

You will get access to:


Please note: all registrations will be vetted.

Non-buyer visitor

If you do not directly purchase or technology for your business, you will need to buy a pass to attend the show.

A visitor pass gives you access to:


What should I prepare for?

Before TravelTech Show

Plan your schedule

Before you arrive at ExCeL London, take some time to familiarize yourself with our floor plan, exhibitors and conference agenda. Make a note of which sessions you are most keen to attend, exhibitors you want to visit and any networking events that you want to attend. This way you'll have an idea of how to structure your days around your must-see exhibitors, sessions and networking events.

Map out the exhibitors you want to visit

With a wide variety of exhibitors at the show, it’s helpful to plan ahead. Become familiar with the show floor and select who you want to meet on-site so you can plan a route around the show floor each day.

Download the TravelTech Show app

Our official show app will allow you to:

  • Plan your event experience
  • Network via instant chat and video calls.
  • Navigate the show floor with ease.
  • Create your own personalized conference schedule.

We'll let you know when it's available for download!

Don't forget to pack those business cards

There’s no better place to expand your network. You’re at TravelTech Show to learn AND network, so challenge yourself to connect with at least three new people every day.

Switch on your out of office

You won't want to be disturbed by any unnecessary emails or people chasing to hear from you. Switch on your out of office and let your team know you'll be spending your day networking and meeting like-minded professionals at TravelTech Show

During TravelTech Show

Arrive at ExCeL in good time

You may have to queue when you arrive at ExCel so give yourself plenty of time to get your badge scanned before entering the halls. Once inside familiarize yourself with the show floor and exhibition layout. Take some time to walk the floor and make sure that your pre-arranged route still works for you.

Wear comfortable shoes

You’ll do a surprising amount of walking at TravelTech Show. Between leaving your accommodation, walking between sessions and attending networking events, you may well be on your feet all day. Make sure you wear shoes that are comfortable and won't cause you pain.

Participate in the conference sessions

Make sure to get involved with any sessions you attend. Write notes, take pictures and be sure to ask questions to develop the discussions on stage. You can also use our networking app to submit as many questions as you like.

Meet the exhibitors

Is there a specific company you want to meet with whilst at ExCeL? Head straight to their stand and their team members will be happy to talk you through their products and solutions.

Make sure to attend the networking events

Don't forget to participate in the many networking events put on by our exhibitors. They'll give you ample opportunities to the exhibitors and attendees in a less formal setting.

Use our event hashtags on your social media channels

If you’re enjoying a particular session or event, let other people know about it. Include #TTShow and #traveltech in all of your social media posts – we may even repost your post on our own channels

If there is someone you'd like to talk to, introduce yourself

If there is a particular person you'd like to talk to, you absolutely can walk up to them and introduce yourself. You don't need to wait to be formally introduced by someone else.

Travelling home from TravelTech Show

Contact your new connections

Take some time to contact the exhibitors and people that you met during your time at the show. Drop them an email or send them a LinkedIn request to make sure that you stay connected.

Catch up on the content that you missed

Missed a session you really wanted to see? Want to re-watch a panel session you enjoyed? A selection of content will be available for you to re-watch at a time that suits you on our Swapcard platform for 2 weeks after the show. 

Want some insider tips and tricks for your first show?
Here's some top tips from the TravelTech Show team

Reach out to the exhibitors you want to meet before the show on Swapcard to arrange a time to go see them on their stand to give you more time to explore the exhibition hall and enjoy the conference programme.

If you're unsure on which conference sessions are the best for you to attend, take a look at the topic streams page to give you an idea of what discussions you can expect from each session.
Take a look at the show attractions page and make a note of which ones you'd like to participate in before the show so that when you arrive you'll know exactly what you have planned for the day
If you have any questions before the show, the FAQs page is a great place to help answer some of your initial queries. Alternatively, you can reach the team at